290g butter

290g caster sugar

290g self raising flour

145g plain flour

5 eggs


Preheat the oven to 160°C/320°F /gas 3 (adjust for fan assisted). Grease and flour the cake tin

Cream the sugar and butter together in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy

Beat in the eggs one at a time then sieve in the flour

Pour the cake mix into the tin and bake in the centre of the oven on a baking tray for approximately 60 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a skewer inserted into the deepest part of the cake comes out clean

Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes in the tin and then turn out on to a wire rack to cool

When cool carefully level off the base, before decorating

Products Used

Sweetly Does It Handbag Shaped Cake Pan 

Colourworks Medium Pink Melamine Two Tone Mixing Bowl 

Kitchen Craft Stainless Steel 18cm Round Sieve 

Sweetly Does It Stainless Steel Cake Tester 

Sweetly Does It Decorative Wire Cake Cooling Rack 

Sweetly Does It Revolving Cake Decorating Turntable